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ActiveStor 16 & 18
Panasas® ActiveStor® is an advanced hybrid scale-out NAS solution designed to maximize mixed workload performance in technical computing environments. While ActiveStor has always been valued for its high throughput capability, ActiveStor also delivers strong small file and metadata performance by leveraging high capacity hard drives and Solid State Drives (SSDs) in the same system. Based on a fifth-generation storage blade architecture and the Panasas PanFS® storage operating system, and DirectFlow® for performance acceleration, ActiveStor greatly reduces time-to-results for technical and enterprise workflows while delivering the easy management and robust reliability demanded by industry and research organizations in the energy, government, life sciences, manufacturing, and media & entertainment markets.
Enterprise Hard Disk/Hybrid Storage Systems: “2015 Products of the Year” - Finalist Storage Magazine
New With ActiveStor 18
ActiveStor 18 delivers greater density, linear scalability,and performance. This results in:
- 33% higher density
- More than 20PB capacity
- 200GB/sec with linear scalability
- Choice of 4TB or HGST He8 Helium-filled 8TB drives
- 19% faster CPU
- 2x Cache
This results in linear scalability with 66% greater capacity. Mixed file workloads are accelerated ever further due to faster processing and additional cache for faster I/O. ActiveStor 18 delivers our lowest cost per TB when deployed with 8TB drives.